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Peoples records loss for quarter, full year

BILOXI — Peoples Financial Corporation (NASDAQ Capital Market: PFBX), parent of The Peoples Bank, reported a loss of $883,000 for the quarter and $538,000 for the full year ended Dec. 31, 2013, due primarily to actions on certain non-performing assets, announced Chevis C. Swetman, chairman and CEO of the holding company and the bank. Loss per weighted average share totaled ...

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Peoples Bank promotes, hires

Peoples Bank has made some staff moves. Rene’ Jones has been promoted to assistant vice president, eBanking. Jones is graduate of Mississippi State University, where she earned her degree in banking and finance. Prior to joining Peoples Bank in 1998, she worked as a teller and customer service representative.  Since joining Peoples Bank, she has worked in a variety of ...

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New MBA chairman says banking healthy in Mississippi

Admittedly an optimistic person, Greg Taylor would have positive feelings about banking in Mississippi regardless. As the new chairman of the Mississippi Bankers Association, he will lead and represent the organization for the next year. He’s chairman, president and CEO of Merchants and Farmers Bancorp, Inc. of Holly Springs and has previously served the MBA as vice president, treasurer and ...

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Davis re-elected Peoples chair

Sid Davis has been re-elected chairman of the board of Peoples Bank. His experience includes eight years as a national bank examiner, during which time he served as administrative assistant to the regional administrator from 1969 to 1971 and as the first international bank examiner in the five-state region from 1971 to 1974. He served as president of Peoples Bank ...

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Peoples adds officers

Shey Winstead has joined Peoples Bank. He will serve as vice president-BSA officer responsible for performing various quality control reviews and monitoring in the area of Bank Secrecy Act, USA Patriot Act, anti-money laundering, OFAC and Customer Identification Program compliance using industry standard and regulatory guidance sampling methods to ensure the bank’s compliance efforts are maintained on a daily basis. ...

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Insurance co. wants Diaz kicked off case

JACKSON — An insurance company wants former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Oliver Diaz kicked off a lawsuit involving imprisoned former attorney Paul Minor. Minor, meanwhile, thinks the federal judge in the case should step down because he’s the same judge who presided the criminal case that sent Minor and two former judges to prison. Minor, Diaz, and former Harrison County ...

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SBA ranks Peoples Bank No. 4 in U.S. for loans

Source: Peoples Bank press release MENDENHALL — Peoples Bank was ranked number four nationwide for the number of loans it made to businesses under the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) ARC Loan Program, which ended in September. During the life of the ARC program, Peoples Bank was recognized on multiple locations by national media, with the bank and CEO Dennis ...

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Running with the big banks

Peoples ranks third in the nation in ARC loans Peoples Bank, a Mississippi-based, family-owned bank with five locations, ranks third in nation for the number of America’s Recovery Capital loans administered through the U.S. Small Business Association. The bank, whose slogan is “Mississippi’s Main Street Bank,” ranks behind J.P. Morgan Chase Bank and Wells Fargo. “They’re a little bigger than ...

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Saints wager at Mississippi bank could pay off

BILOXI, Miss. – If you are looking for a die-hard Saints fanatic, Peggy Byrd would be the one. Her entire office is decked out in black and gold. And you won’t believe what’s in her home. “I have a Saints clock, Saints rug, Saints jewelry. I even have embroidered Saints ‘Who Dat’ toilet paper,” said Byrd. And a piece of ...

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Rankin made VP at Peoples

Peoples Bank president and CEO Steven Ammann announced that veteran banker John Rankin has joined the bank and will serve as vice president in the Main Office. In his new capacity, Rankin will focus on business loans and will serve as investment officer of the bank. During his career, Rankin served four years as a bank examiner for the states ...

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